COVID-19 test of two AJK cabinet members returned positive

MUZAFFARABAD – Another two more members of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) cabinet have been tested positive for COVID-19.

According to media details, AJK senior minister Chaudhary Tariq Farooq and information and tourism minister Raja Mushtaq Ahmed Minhas were tested positive for the novel Coronavirus on Tuesday.

The two leaders were in house-isolation after being infected with the disease.

Meanwhile, 5,839 new coronovirus cases have been reported in the country, with a total tally of 154,760.

These include 58,239 in Punjab, 57,868 in Sindh, 19,107 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8,437 in Balochistan, 9,242 in Islamabad, 1,164 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 703 in Azad Kashmir.

The death toll from the virus is 2,975 and 58,437 patients have so far recovered from the disease.

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